Auditor in ACB net

Mahabubnagar: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials caught a senior auditor S Ravindra red-handed while taking Rs 24,000 as bribe from one Shiva Kumar at the District Audit Office here on Friday. ACB DSP Ramdas Teja said that Shiva Kumar submitted an application in the audit office on March 24 for sanction of retirement benefits for his mother. DSP said that Ravindra had demanded Shiva Kumar to pay him Rs 24,000 as bribe to move his mother’s file in the office. Ravindra also warned Kumar that he would reject his mother’s file if he lodges complaint with higher officials. Kumar, who was not willing to pay bribe to Ravindra, had approached the ACB officials. The ACB sleuths caught the audit official while taking bribe from Shiva Kumar. Ramdas Teja said that they have registered a case and the accused would be produced in the ACB court.

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